Everyone is welcome to visit the Main Library during open hours before 8pm. After 8pm, the building is only open to Oberlin students, faculty, and staff.
The Mary Church Terrell Main Library, located in the Seeley G. Mudd Center, is the central library facility for Oberlin College and the primary location for materials in the humanities, social sciences, mathematics, computer science, and general interest works.
The Terrell Main Library is also home to the Robert S. Lemle ’75 and Roni Kohen-Lemle ’76 Academic Commons (main level), which provides research, information, technology, and learning assistance to Oberlin students and facilitates academic community on campus.
The Oberlin College Archives, Terrell Special Collections, and the administrative and most technical services staff for the entire library system are also located in the Terrell Main Library.